Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain articles

Manufacturing and Supply Chain IT articles comprising case studies, product information, opinion articles, reports, new contract wins, product launches, opinion from the trade associations, government departments, research analysts, the vendor community. These articles are about specific industry IT solutions and topics relating to how improvements and efficiency gains can be made by the use of information technology within supply chain applications.

All topics are covered in these articles which include ERP/MRP, Manufacturing Software, Advanced Planning, Demand Forecasting, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management Software, Automatic Identification/Datacapture, Voice-Directed Warehousing, Printing & LabellingTransport Management, Asset Management Software and Mobile Computing.

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Gartner CEO survey reveals cost optimisation as top issue that chief supply chain officers should focus on in the near future

Gartner CEO survey reveals cost optimisation as top issue that chief supply chain officers should focus on in the near future

A survey by Gartner, Inc. among 199 CEOs and senior business executives in supply-chain-intensive industries showed that 17% see cost optimisation as the No. 1 issue that chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) should focus on in the near future, followed by supply chain resilience (16%).

Reliance Protect combines live audio, video and location incident monitoring with its VB400 body worn camera

Reliance Protect combines live audio, video and location incident monitoring with its VB400 body worn camera

Reliance Protect, provider of lone worker solutions, has reinforced its commitment to personal safety by being one of the first to combine the benefits of live audio and video stream functionality, coupled with GPS user location, in a single device.

New £53 million funding for UK manufacturers to boost competitiveness through digital tech

New £53 million funding for UK manufacturers to boost competitiveness through digital tech

Five brand new digital manufacturing research centres and projects to help supply chains become more productive are among recipients of £53 million of new government funding to drive the development of the latest digital manufacturing technologies, Investment Minister Lord Grimstone has announced.

Encouraging women into tech roles should be a priority for business - according to new book from BCS

Encouraging women into tech roles should be a priority for business - according to new book from BCS

Increasing the number of women in digital jobs is an urgent priority to ensure the diverse mix of skills the tech industry needs to benefit society and the economy - according to the latest book to be published by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

New 5G Testbed as a Service business for manufacturers

New 5G Testbed as a Service business for manufacturers

The team behind the deployment of the first 5G network in a UK factory has launched a new company providing Testbed as a Service (TaaS) opportunities to manufacturers, accelerating its vision of smart manufacturing and digital innovation across Industry 4.0.

Newbaze Ireland Nutrition chooses Datalogic scanners for baby formula QA

Newbaze Ireland Nutrition chooses Datalogic scanners for baby formula QA

Datalogic has announced that Newbaze Ireland Nutrition is using Datalogic’s MX-E processor, E100 cameras and Matrix 300N barcode readers for machine vision at its new facility in Carrickmacross, County Monahan. This state-of-the-art facility is designed for dry blending of infant and follow-on milk formula.

Digital transformation is the key to evolving the manufacturing workforce, says InfinityQS

Digital transformation is the key to evolving the manufacturing workforce, says InfinityQS

As younger workers enter the manufacturing sector, it is imperative that manufacturers enhance their digital transformation initiatives if they want to attract the best talent. This is according to Jason Chester, Director of Global Channel Programs at InfinityQS.

Nulogy software helps global contract packers and manufacturers meet sustainability goals

Nulogy software helps global contract packers and manufacturers meet sustainability goals

Nulogy, provider of agile supply chain solutions, has been praised by a growing number of global contract packers and manufacturers for the sustainability benefits its software is delivering.

Lack of endpoint visibility costs a UK organisation £1.8 million over three years

Lack of endpoint visibility costs a UK organisation £1.8 million over three years

Tanium, the provider of endpoint management and security built for the world’s most demanding IT environments, has released findings of a study that highlights the potential savings that public and private sector European organisations could realise by improving endpoint visibility and control across their IT estates.

TrueCommerce EDI fits Trau & Loevner’s needs to a ‘tee’

TrueCommerce EDI fits Trau & Loevner’s needs to a ‘tee’

Started in 1897, Trau & Loevner is a true family-owned business operating out of the heart of Pittsburgh, PA. The company specializes in creating screen-printed T-shirts, tanks, hoodies, and other apparel, producing between 12,000-16,000 dozen t-shirts per week on average.

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